On Friday, October 7th, 2022, at approximately 6:45 PM, Lansing Police Officers were dispatched to the Planet Fitness (17675 Torrence Ave.) parking lot for a report of shots fired, according to Lansing Police.
Upon arrival, they located a male subject with gunshot wounds to the body. Lansing Paramedics arrived and the male succumbed to his injuries on scene. The Cook County Medical Examiner has not released the name of the victim.
The Lansing Criminal Investigations Division and the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the incident. Lansing Police and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators gathered evidence from the scene.
“At Planet Fitness, the safety of our employees, members, and guests is our top priority, and we are saddened by this senseless act of violence that took place just outside the club. The local franchise group is working closely with the police to assist in their investigation,” a Planet Fitness Spokesperson said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lansing Police Department at 708-895-7150.